LAND RECLAMATION, SIERRA LEONE

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This project is made possible by the generous contribution of Anglo American.

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PEOPLE BENEFIT DIRECTLY

PEOPLE BENEFIT INDIRECTLY

Overview

Launched in January 2019, DDI’s 3 year land reclamation project in the Kono district of Sierra Leone seeks to progressively diminish the potential for negative environmental impacts and degradation of the natural surroundings (including soil, water, air and biodiversity) in the communities where these activities and/or their impact occur. Once completed, the project will directly benefit 3,340 people and another 33,400 people indirectly.
Objectives
Rehabilitation of 90 mined out sites posing an immediate health and safety risk to their surrounding

 

Activities
Open pits backfilling or otherwise appropriately refilled/blocked, in order to enhance revegetation (assisted or un-assisted), as well as to prevent the safety and health risks associated with open pits

 

Partners
Sierra Leone government partners: Ministry of Land, Housing and Environment; Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security, Ministry of Mines 

Implementation Partners: Communities of Sengema, Sefadu,Maima II, Kolia, Jesus Town, Daama, Motema Parlour, Brendu, Shengay, Bumpeh, Sudku,Tombodu, Kissi Bona, Nine Samp, Wordu, Baoma

 

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